About the Show
Scott is a new dad, and he's enlisted his friends Joey and Garrett to help him adjust to fatherhood.
I Was a Leash Kid
January 11th, 2018
29 mins 47 secs
gift-giving, gifts, leash, sick
Scott’s sick (again) after taking a weaponized cough to the eyeball.
The guys discuss kids that just wander off, and how one of us was a leash kid (guess who?). Fresh off the heels of the holiday season, Joey has questions about gift-giving philosophy and memorable gifts.
The MacGyver of First World Problems
December 23rd, 2017
31 mins 25 secs
christmas, holiday, movies, music, star wars, travel
Joey is on the road, and he’s set up a recording studio in his parents’ basement using only a Swiss Army knife and a roll of duct tape.
Garrett can’t remember the name of his favorite holiday movie. Joey wishes everyone an Earth, Wind, and Fire-riffic Christmas. Scott has strong feelings about the kids table.
It's Colds All the Way Down
December 10th, 2017
25 mins 14 secs
clothing, cold, daycare, marie kondo, shoes, sick
Poor Garrett. He’s feeling under the weather, getting judged by his daycare, and is about to experience a shoe-related intervention. We promise we’ll be nicer to him next time.
What About the Bulldozer?
November 27th, 2017
23 mins 5 secs
costumes, halloween, holidays, pumpkins, storage
It’s the holiday season! No, not that holiday season — this episode is mostly about Halloween, because we’re still working through our recording backlog. It's like a month-old piece of candy that you just found at the back of the cupboard: a little stale, but okay if you just really, really want a piece of candy.
The guys talk costumes, pumpkin carving, and trick-or-treating plans. Joey is grumpy.
November 12th, 2017
29 mins 18 secs
breastfeeding, breastmilk, gerber, lean management, pouchfail, pouchwin
Scott channels Indiana Jones at his freezer. Garrett and Joey give their status report on Lean Management Mornings (see ep. 9). The guys discuss a recent Gerber innovation that will change everything you know about pouch-based snacks.
Dad Max: Fury Road
October 29th, 2017
23 mins 52 secs
behavior, daycare, driving, drop-off, swearing
“I remember a time of chaos, ruined dreams, this wasted land.”
Fun fact: the narrator at the beginning of Mad Max 2 was talking about his daycare parking lot at drop-off time.
Scott has good news. Garrett's kid learned a fun new phrase from a classmate. The guys share daycare drop-off horror stories. Joey alternates between driving like an old person and driving 2 Fast AND 2 Furious.
Lean Management for Toddlers
October 15th, 2017
25 mins 27 secs
dadcon, lean management, routine
This episode is Serious Business.
The guys discuss using Lean Management Strategies with toddlers because, let’s be honest, small kids love focusing on things like key performance indicators, continuous improvement, and process optimization.
If you like what you hear, be sure to grab a ticket to DadCon 2018, an annual gathering of innovators, mavericks, and thought leaders in the burgeoning fatherhood-space.
October 1st, 2017
21 mins 43 secs
arbys, brosectomy, diet, road trip, travel, vasectomy
Joey is on a new diet, and it doesn’t include cheesesteaks. The guys talk about the latest craze in luxury surgical sterilization. Scott gets advice in preparation for an upcoming road trip. This episode was brought to you by Arby’s™, Squarespace™, Subway™, Culver’s™, Bob Evans™, Denny’s™, and not Mission Critical™.
Baby’s First Car Trip Diaper Blowout Carseat Wash
September 17th, 2017
25 mins 35 secs
baby books, milestones, parenting, terrace house
Scott can’t stop watching Terrace House on Netflix. Garrett and Joey talk about kids favoring one parent over the other. The boys discuss milestones and baby books.
Welcome to Fatherhood
September 3rd, 2017
26 mins 29 secs
baby monitors, beer, birth, father's day, labor, newborn
We’re all dads now!
Scott is very very sleepy, but he did come up with a baby-related business idea while on paternity leave. Joey and Garrett take opposing views on baby monitors, and talk about transitioning home with a newborn when there are pets and siblings. Scott can’t finish a beer.
My Parenting Waterloo
August 20th, 2017
33 mins 33 secs
costco, dadfashion, sports, vacation, vomit
Garrett's going on vacation, but he's recording this podcast instead of packing. Scott gets grossed out by mall play areas, and Joey deals with tee-ball chaos. The boys talk about the sartorial stylings of Costco #dadfashion.
SHORT - It Cakes
August 13th, 2017
3 mins 18 secs
bathtime, poop, short
Our next full episode will be ready in a week (blame Scott), so this tidbit will have to hold you over for now.
July 30th, 2017
24 mins 8 secs
cravings, diapers, mother's day, poop, sympathy weight
Garrett talks about combining family celebrations. Joey tells Scott what he should be worried about with a newborn, and it's not what he thinks. The boys share stories about pregnancy cravings and gaining sympathy weight from eating all that good, good food. Go out and grab a gyro and a Shamrock Shake, and enjoy the episode.
A Bed Full of Mr. Potato Head Parts
July 16th, 2017
26 mins 54 secs
baby clothes, books, cleaning, diapers, labor
Scott learns how many onesies you really need for a newborn. Joey ruins children’s books. Garrett and Joey help Scott prepare for the clutter that kids bring to a house. The boys brainstorm a new pregnancy-related business idea.
Don't Mansplain Breastfeeding
July 2nd, 2017
26 mins 35 secs
baby carrier, birth, breastfeeding, doula, registry, snacks
Joey helps Scott understand the important job of Snack Dad. Garrett brainstorms a new support role for the birth experience. Scott discusses birthing classes, and shares the hottest new piece of tactical baby gear. The boys imagine the best fantasy registry items.